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Survey of English Place-Names

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Roundham Nursery

Other OS name in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • Rown(h)am, Roundhams 1582 Ilch 18
  • Round Hams 1841 TA

Etymology

, Rown (h )am ,Roundhams 1582 (18) Ilch , Round Hams 1841TA , from rond ' round ' or rūh ( wk . obl . rūgan ) ' rough ' , and hamm , cf. foll. which is near by .